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Sunday October 11 2020
Insigne back in training

Napoli have revealed captain Lorenzo Insigne was back for the morning session in Castel Volturno.

The Italy international is recovering from a first-degree injury in the left hamstring he suffered at the end of September.

Insigne was replaced by Eljif Elmas after 22 minutes and the North Macedonian scored in the 69th minute of the game.

The report from Sky Sport Italia claims Insigne targets the match against Benevento and a possible meeting with his brother Roberto on October 25.

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Wednesday October 7 2020
Agent: 'No rush for Insigne extension'

Lorenzo Insigne’s agent Vincenzo Pisacane says the Napoli star is in ‘no rush’ to sign a new deal and says he will return to action after the International break.

The Azzurri captain picked up an injury during Napoli’s last Serie A game against Genoa in September but he is on his way back to the pitch

“Lorenzo feels better,” his agent told Calcionapoli24.

“He needs more therapies but I think he will be back after the break.”

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Monday September 28 2020
Agent: 'Insigne out against Juventus'

Agent Vincenzo Pisacane has revealed Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne will miss the match against Juventus.

The Partenopei winger was replaced by Eljif Elmas after 22 minutes during the 6-0 win against Genoa on Sunday and his agent has revealed the Italy international is waiting for the necessary tests to show the extent of the injury.

“We still have no news on Lorenzo, you need at least 48 hours for that,” Pisacane told Radio Punto Nuovo. “The instrumental tests will be carried out tomorrow.

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Sunday September 27 2020
Gattuso: 'Napoli must improve'

Gennaro Gattuso insists the 6-0 result did not accurately reflect Napoli’s performance against Genoa and they ‘must improve the balance.’

The Partenopei were utterly dominant, yet the coach was eager to downplay their achievements.

“This result is very harsh and does not reflect the game,” insisted Gattuso on Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday September 20 2020
Insigne: 'Osimhen reminds me of Cavani'

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne said Victor Osimhen reminds him of former Partenopei forward Edinson Cavani. ‘He’s devastating’.

Insigne scored the second goal in a 2-0 win against Parma today, when Victor Osimhen impressed the spectators in his first competitive match for the Azzurri.

Insigne said he reminds him ‘a bit of Cavani’, who scored 104 goals in 138 games for the Partenopei between 2010 and 2013.

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Sunday September 20 2020
Highlights: Parma 0-2 Napoli

Napoli started their season with a 2-0 victory away to Parma, as Victor Osimhen came off the bench to inspire Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne goals.

The Partenopei initially set out in the traditional 4-3-3 formation and had huge problems breaking down Fabio Liverani’s Ducali at the Stadio Tardini.

It was only after Osimhen came on to shift their tactics towards a 4-2-3-1 that the balance of the match changed completely.

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Sunday September 20 2020
Gattuso: 'Osimhen is an added bonus'

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso praised Victor Osimhen after his inspiring debut in the 2-0 win against Parma. ‘He has a great attitude’

The Nigerian came on to completely change the game for the Partenopei, who had struggled to break through the Parma defence in the first 60 minutes of the match.

“It’s not about numbers, but the principles of football,” Gattuso told DAZN.

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Sunday September 20 2020
Mertens: 'Osimhen can make the difference'

Dries Mertens scored the opener in a 2-0 win against Parma and said Napoli new-boy Victor Osimhen ‘can make the difference’ this season.

The two sides struggled with the heat at lunch time this Sunday and Mertens admits Parma tired after the break, when he and Lorenzo Insigne scored twice to kill the game.

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Thursday September 17 2020
Petagna ready to fight for a place at Napoli

Andrea Petagna enjoys the competition at Napoli and revealed ‘it’s an honour to train’ with the Partenopei stars Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne.

Petagna was signed in January but returned to finish the season on loan at SPAL before joining his new side this summer.

The 25-year-old is one of two new strikers at the San Paolo, as Victor Osimhen has been signed from Olympique Lyonnais and Petagna expects tough competition for a place in the side.

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Monday September 7 2020
Insigne: 'Italy took control of Netherlands'

Lorenzo Insigne felt Italy ‘showed we were here to take control of the game’ in their victory over the Netherlands, but ‘there could certainly have been more goals.’

The Azzurri got the decisive goal just before half-time in Amsterdam with Nicolò Barella’s header, putting them top of their Nations League group.

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